Prevalence of Scoliosis among Primary School Children Aged 12-14 Years Living in a Town in Western Turkey


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IBISOGLU Y. U. , CALIS F. , On A.

TURKIYE FIZIKSEL TIP VE REHABILITASYON DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, vol.58, no.2, pp.109-113, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 58 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/tftr.98704
  • Title of Journal : TURKIYE FIZIKSEL TIP VE REHABILITASYON DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.109-113

Abstract

Objective: To find out the prevalence of scoliosis in 12-14 years old children attending to primary schools in the town of Bornova, Izmir, Turkey, to render possible the early diagnosis of scoliosis and to create a database for our department.